ORANGE CARPET® hummingbird trumpet

Epilobium canum subsp. garrettii 'PWWG01S' (Zauschneria garrettii 'PWWG01S')

Zauschneria garrettii Orange Carpet hummingbird trumpet, Plant Select
Zauschneria garrettii Orange Carpet hummingbird trumpet, Plant Select
Rapidly spreading groundcover with masses of orange-scarlet flowers in summer. A selection made from seed collected in Idaho, this is the best form of California fuchsia for high altitude or cool climate gardens. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: To help establish new transplants, provide supplemental winter water for the first couple of years if winter conditions are dry. Needs full sun for best growth. Thrives in disturbed soils - aerate surrounding soil with push aerator or spading fork from time to time.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 4-6 inches
Width 18-24 inches
Flowering Season Mid- to late summer
Flower Color Orange
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3-8
Soil Type sandy, loam
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2001
Annual Commercial Maintenance No maintenance or trim a few inches each year to promote spreading the plant into a wider size.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. This is a long lived perennial and continously spreads out from center at a resonable rate, but divide if it grows too large.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft

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